NCBS/SCBS To Present The Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair On Saturday, May 6th

The Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society’s Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair is set for Saturday, May 6, 2017. The FREE afternoon concert in San Lorenzo Park will be held at the Duck Pond Stage. The fair has ben held since 1986 and is the oldest NCBS/SCBS event.

The La Promenade Cafe Is New Home Of The Stanley Sing In San Francisco March 18

The La Promenade Cafe, 3643 Balboa Street, San Francisco, is the new home of the March 18, 2017 Stanley Sing.

Bluegrass musicians will gather to take turns singing Ralph & Carter Stanley-related  songs to celebrate the memory of The Stanley Brothers band.

The FREE annual gathering will be welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Concert Set For Redwood Bluegrass Associates Saturday In Mountain View

Mountain View Masonic Hall, 890 Church Street.

Redwood Bluegrass Associates will present Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley this Saturday evening, February 18. The show will be held at the Masonic Hall, 890 Church Street, Mountain View.

Concert doors will open at 7:00pm and the show will begin at 7:30pm.

A free 5:00pm jam hosted by The Handsome Ladies and open to all players will begin the evening of bluegrass.

The third-to-last concert of the season is welcomed  by the Northern California Bluegrass Society. This is currently set to be the last season for this 25-year-old organization.

The Key Northern California Bluegrass Society Official Spring Events

Here are the key Northern California Bluegrass Society 2017 Official Springtime Events:

FEBRUARY

18 — Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Redwood Bluegrass Associates, Mountain View. (NCBS-welcomed)

MARCH

10 — Brookdale Spring Bluegrass Festival, Felton. (NCBS-welcomed)

18 — The Stanley Sing, San Francisco. (NCBS-welcomed) FREE.

18 — John Reischman & The Jaybirds, Redwood Bluegrass Associates, Mountain View. (NCBS-welcomed)

APRIL

22 — Final Redwood Bluegrass Associates Concert With Performers To Be Announced, Mountain View. (NCBS-welcomed)

MAY

6 — NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair, Santa Cruz. FREE.

20 — Redwood City 150th Anniversary Celebration Bluegrass Stage, Redwood City. (Hosted by NCBS) FREE.

20-21 — Pick & Gather Festival, Livingston. (NCBS-welcomed)

Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Festival Set For Beautiful New Home In Felton March 10-12

The Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Festival will be held in a beautiful new home in Felton on March 10-12, 2017. The Mt. Cross Camp offers great accommodations, ranging from camping to cabins.

The festival is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society and presented by Brookdale Bluegrass.

Walker Creek Music Camp Donations Now Being Accepted For Spring 2017

A music camp teaching assistant concert.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund is now accepting donations for the 2017 Spring Camp which will be held April 7-10 at the Walker Creek Ranch near Petaluma.

Camp Information: Walker Creek Music Camp.

Scholarship Information: The Northern California Bluegrass Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization aka the Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society, accepts donations and disburses scholarships. Donations to the fund are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Donors should consult their tax advisors. The Federal Tax ID No. is 94-2907716. Donors who do not need a tax deduction may donate money directly to the camp. Donations can be sent to: Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society, PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94039-0846, Attention: NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund.

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley To Play RBA Concert This Saturday February 18 In Mountain View

Redwood Bluegrass Associates will present Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley this Saturday, February 18 as part of the organization’s last concert season.

The show will be held at the Masonic Hall, 890 Church Street, Mountain View.

A free 5:00pm jam hosted by The Handsome Ladies and open to all players will begin the evening of bluegrass. Concert doors will open at 7:00pm and the show will begin at 7:30pm.

The third-to-last concert of the 25th RBA season is welcomed  by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Blue Summit To Play This Thursday In Summit House Bluegrass Series

Blue Summit

The Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series will present a performance by Blue Summit on February 16.

The series is presented by the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The FREE show runs from 6:00-8:30pm at the Summit House, located six miles south of Los Gatos on Highway 17.